Orsele Lauridsen

Ganløse, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Orsele

When Orsele Lauridsen was christened on 1 December 1695, in Ganløse, Frederiksborg, Denmark, her father, Laurids Mortensen, was 33 and her mother, Kirsten Pedersdatter, was 35.

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Laurids Mortensen
Kirsten Pedersdatter
Anne Larsdatter
Birgitte Lauridsen
Birgitte Lauriddatter
Orsele Lauridsen

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World Events (3)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Laurids, a vernacular form of Laurentius ( see Lawrence ).

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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